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RMNP rescues a rare Slow Loris

Recently the forestry officials at the range office, Royal Manas National Park (RMNP) in Zhemgang rescued a Slow Loris, which is believed to be a rare animal. Not much is known of the animal in the wild in Bhutan. According to the senior park ranger, Sonam Wangdi, Slow Loris, a …

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Upper Wangchu turning into a garbage dump

Tons of garbage, enough to fill a few football sized grounds are being dumped into the Wangchu river flowing below Dechencholing town. Also, the direct outflow of sewage into the river has exacerbated the problem. Garbage tied in plastic bags and sacks, polystyrene food containers, discarded mattresses, broken bottles, human …

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An afternoon of traditional sports and some soft touches

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were received by the President of the Bhutan Indigenous Games and Sports Association (BIGSA) Dr. Kinzang Dorji at the entrance gate and escorted to the Royal Tent where His Royal Highness Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuk greeted the Royal couple. While in …

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Bhutan joins earth hour today

Bhutan will join rest of the world in observing the Earth Hour today by switching off the lights  for 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. The day is observed on the last Saturday of March every year because it’s about the time of the spring and fall equinoxes in the northern …

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